Up and coming artist Afro B checks in with the L.A. Leakers to talk about his song that has been turning up all the clubs “Drogba (Joanna)” and more. The UK artist states this track “Is a happy vibe, so I just wanted to sprinkle some happiness and make people smile.”
When talking about his come up in the music world he shares that it started with learning piano in his childhood, and when older he transitioned into being a DJ. After throwing parties and djing club nights, the afrowave artist moved on to focus on becoming an artist. Coming from the DJ background allowed him to have an ear to create music that would make people react in the club and have fun.
There has been a recent wave of afrobeat music, and Afro B elaborates on what that genre is and how he has turned it into what he calls “afrowave” which has more hip hop and jazz influences, mixed with African melodies. Speaking on music and artists he would like to work with he tells Justin Credible Swae Lee, Tory Lanez, Drake are a few of the names of people he would like to work with.
Watch the full interview below to find out why he chose to shout out Didier Drogba and Joanna in his song, and stay tuned for new music from Afro B: